Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderTalk with your healthcare provider before using this medication if you have:
- Depression or other mood or psychiatric disorders
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Thyroid problems
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Interstitial nephritis
- Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Lung problems
- High triglycerides
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see PegIntron and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see PegIntron and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click PegIntron Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
What If I Overdose on PegIntron?People who use too much of this medication might experience side effects that are more severe than normal. If you think you may have overdosed on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click PegIntron Overdose for more information.)